Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Inc

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Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9.00am to 4.00pm

Closed public holidays and weekends.

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2 Cox Street, Warracknabeal, VICTORIA 3393
Phone (03) 5396 1360 Fax (03) 5394 1103                                                                                                                                                                    
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Courses & Programs

Even though we are closed to the public until Stage 3 restrictions are lifted, we still have some courses available. Please contact us for more information and to enrol.

Expressions of interest are welcomed.  Ideas for programs and courses to be developed will be considered.

We would love to hear from any trainers or tutors who may wish to share their skills with the community.

Please visit our Events Calendar page for more information on upcoming courses.

Upcoming Courses & Programs..... 


Lunchtime Learnings Zoom Get Together

Join us for our Zoom Lunchtime Learnings Get Togethers with a variety of guest speakers and topics on Fridays. More information on guest speakers for the week, is available on the Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House Facebook page.

Date: Fridays

Time: 12.00pm-12.30pm

Cost: FREE

If you have a question or to ask for the Meeting ID, please feel free to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 5396 1360

If you would like to join the Zoom but need some help. Please contact Rachel on 5396 1360 and I will help you get started.


Food Safety Handler - SITXFSA001, HLTFSE001

Delivered by CFT

Food hygiene awareness is a requirement for all persons handling, preparing and storing food in workplace or volunteer positions.

Dates: Tuesday's July 14th, Aug 18th and Sept 15th, 2020

Time: 10am-2pm

Cost: $100 payment required on enrolment.

Hard copy training material available. Training delivered with the support of Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House via Zoom.

Please enrol and pay by the Friday before your chosen class. i.e. July 10th, Aug 14th or Sept 11th, 2020.


Provide First Aid & CPR - HLTAID003

All Accredited First Aid Training is offered by LivCor, RTO 3586. Training and assessment conducted by Casey Kosch under LivCor responsibility and direction.

Date: Sunday Oct 11th, 2020, CPR Refresher or Full Course or Monday Oct 12th, 2020, Full Course only.

Time: CPR 8.00am - 10.00am

Time: Sunday Oct 11th - Full First Aid, 11.00am - 5.00pm. Or Monday Oct 12th - Full First Aid, 8am - 2pm.

Cost: $190 or $90 CPR only.

Location: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House, 2 Cox St.

Enrolment and payment please by Monday Oct 5th, 2020 to confirm your place and assist with finalising numbers. Please call 5396 1360 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There is some online pre course training for all full Provide First Aid participants that needs to be completed before the course on either Sunday Oct 11th or Monday Oct 12th, 2020. This will be emailed to you by Casey Kosch after Oct 5th, 2020. Payment options provided on enrolment.

A Unique Student Identifier is required for this course, information on how to obtain a USI can be found in the Forms tab. Photo identification is required with your enrolment or on the day.

Please contact us and provide your name, phone number and email and USI so an online enrolment invitation can be sent to you. Strictly limited places available.


Responsible Service of Alcohol

Training and assessments conducted by CFT International RTO21120

Accredited with the VCGLR and is essential for anyone working where alcohol is sold.

Date: Thursday, Sept 10th, 2020

Time: 5.30pm - 9.30pm

Cost: $110

Enrolment and payment required by Tuesday Sept 8th, 2020.

Training delivered online via Zoom. Workbooks and assessments will be emailed to you.

If you need help learning how to us Zoom and for all enquiries and enrolments please contact Warrracknabeal Neighbourhood House on 5396 1360 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Work Skills

Learn skills to assist your search for work. Includes: Resumes, Personal Presentation, Interview Skills and Budgeting.

Dates and time on appointment. Please contact the centre to organise a time.

Cost: $20 or Concession- Free

Bookings and enrolment forms to be completed before course commencement. Payment required to guarantee your place.


Local Learners

If you want to obtain your Learner Drivers Permit, but need some help to develop better understanding of rules, questions and test requirements?

This programme will put you on the right road and steer you towards achieving your goal. 

Cost: $60 or Concession- Free

Please contact the Centre to organise a time.


Budgeting Basics

Where does your money go? Do you have any savings? Our short Budgeting Basics program will give you the knowledge to effectively manage you day-to-day finances.

Date: Thursday's Aug 20 - Sept 3, 2020

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Cost: $60 or $40 concession

Modern laptop computers provided. Enrolments and payment required by Monday Aug 17, 2020.


Basic Computers

Our course offers a range of current and practical training modules using Windows 10. Training can be tailored to meet individual or group needs, using online resources to explore a variety of topics.

Date: Friday's Aug 7 - Sept 4, 2020

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: $60 or $40 concession

Modern laptop computers provided. Enrolment and payment required by Monday Aug 3, 2020


ZOOM Digital Communications

Stay connected online with work, family, friends and groups by learning how to use Zoom. Learn how to create an account, join and start meetings as well as some of the different tools available on the Zoom digital communication platform.

Date: Wednesday's Aug 5th-Sept 2nd.

Time: 10am-12pm.

Cost: $20 or Concession- Free.

Enrolment and payment by Friday July 31st.


Seniors Computer Session

We are hosting a free digital skills session for people over 50. If you would like to gain some skills in a relaxed setting, this is for you.

Date: Postponed

Time: Postponed

Cost: Free

Modern laptop computers provided, or bring your own.


Basic Computers One-On-One

Need specific, perdonally tailored basic computer training? Please contact the centre to arrange a time to talk through your needs and book a one-on-one appropriate time.

Cost: $20 per hour

Date and time to be arranged.


Facebook for Beginners

Learn how to create your own personal Facebook account, keep your information secure, how to find friends, upload photos and more.

Date: Please contact us to organise a date.

Time: Please contact us to organise a time.

Cost: Free

We encourage you to bring your own device or we can provide modern laptop computers.


Barista Training

One day pre-accredited course. Learn how to make espresso coffees, froth milk, clean machines and grind beans. Online pre-course training provided with individual in class practical skills assessment provided.

Date: Wednesday Sept 30th, 2020

Time: From 3.00pm

Cost: $50 or $25 concession

Please enrol and pay by Friday Sept 25th. Learn Local training provided by Helen Dillon from Beulah Bic.


Social Media for Small Business "Let's Get Social"

Wanting to improve the way you use social media for you business or community group as part of your marketing plan? But not sure where to start, this workshop is for you! It's designed to help you be confident about the content you’re publishing online to best promote your business.

Date: Thursday, August 27, 2020

Time:  7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: $60 or $40 Concession. Bookings and payment by Monday August 24, 2020


Social Media for Small Business "Shoot for Social" Photography on your iPhone

Need images for your social accounts but don't have budget for professional photography? This is the workshop for you!

What's covered? Using your phone, composition, editing and finding the best light. Participants will create a flat lay and use a lightbox to capture images.

At the end for the session, you will have photographs to use on your business or community page.

Date: Monday, August 31, 2020

Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Upstairs at Warracknabeal Town Hall

Cost: $80 or $60 Concession. Bookings and payment by Thursday August 27, 2020


Social Media for Small Business. Learn Online Design Tools "Introduction to Canva"

Learn how to create a strong brand with beautiful graphics, quickly and easily! This worshop is designed for local small businesses and community groups to feel confident using online design tools.

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Time:  7.00pm - 9.00pm

Where: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House

Cost: $80 or $60 Concession. Bookings and payment by Monday September 14, 2020


Stories of Albacutya

Film Screening

Come and enjoy this wonderful film which has recorded stories of Lake Albacutya’s past told by some great local identities. You may even hear some stories that you didn’t know about. Lake Albacutya is a RAMSAR site,(a wetland site of international significance) and the largest one in Victoria. It has been dry for over 30 years but still has wonderful bird life and records tens of thousands of visitors each year.

Date: Wednesday July 29, 2020

Time: 5.30pm - 6.45pm

Cost: FREE

Please RSVP by Tuesday July 28, 2020


Decorated Teddy Bear biscuits

School Holiday Activity. Come and decorate some Teddy Bear biscuits.

Date: Friday Sept 25, 2020

Time: 10.00am - 11.00am

Cost: $5

Please RSVP by Wednesday Sept 23, 2020


Honey Joys

School Holiday Activity. Come and make a batch of everyones favourite.

Date: Tuesday Sept 29, 2020

Time: 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Cost: $5

Please RSVP by Monday Sept 28, 2020


ANZAC Biscuits

School Holiday Activity. Come and make a batch of these great Australian and New Zealand favourites.

Date: Friday Oct 2, 2020

Time: 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Cost: $5

Please RSVP by Wednesday Sept 30, 2020


French Language classes > Votre prof Ginny Clark

Weekly French conversation classes for those who (might) enjoy hearing, speaking, reading, a little writing or even singing and discovering the French culture.

Tuition fees are based on an hourly rate, e.g. 6 one hour sessions for $60 (based on a minimum of 3 participnts)

Classes at beginner, intermediat and advanced levels available. Class days and times are flexible to suit the participants as much as possible.

Bookings and enquiries to the Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House on 5396 1360 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Writer's Group             

When: First Thursday of every month

Time: 10.00am

Cost: $2

Passionate about writing and wanting a forum to share your work with others.  Come along and join the friendly and supportive Writer's Group.


Meditation and Relaxation

With John Martin

Meditation and Relaxation helps to reduce stress, depression and anxiety. Meditation can provide a healing of the human spirit and help us maintain control, balance and insight into our lives. John practices meditation everyday and brings along his many years of experience in creating a relaxed meditative state.

Date: Wednesdays, by appointment.

Time: 2pm

Cost: $2

Bookings required. Please contact us so we can help arrange a time.